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Maguey: Plant of a Thousand Uses


Published 1952
Topics maguey, pulque


Adams is a filmmaker whose life and work appear to be completely unknown today, as we have conducted a fruitless search to obtain biographical and filmographic information. He covered a breadth of territory, and we suspect that he might have made dozens of films on Mexican themes. His narration is not the most compelling, but he was a very good cinematographer, and apparently insisted upon superior print materials, as his color is exceptional for the era. Here, he describes the myriad uses of this interesting plant, including fences, paper, tequila, pulque, needle and thread and rope.


Producer Ralph Adams
Production Company Ralph Adams Productions
Sponsor Castellano Family Foundation
Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: boysselle - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 22, 2009
Subject: Maguey
ARRIBA MEXICO!!!!
The best documentary ever.
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